Richard, Dominique


The Beast's Glove: The Tactile and the Digital in Computer Music

In Proceedings of the 1997 International Computer Music Conference - Thessaloniki. San Francisco, CA: ICMA: 149-151.


Language(s): English


Computer Music


In this brief paper, the author argues that in order to further our understanding of the relationship between music and technology we must avoid a perspective that leads to a schism between traditional music (the result of a disciplined human expression) and computer music (whose outcome is simply technologically determined). He contextualises his argument through the concept of the digital and the tactile suggested by Deleuze.

All references of the same author:


Richard, Dominique (1996). Code - notes - music: An epistemological investigation of algorithmic music
Richard, Dominique (1997b). Voices in the Desert: An ontology of the electroacoustic community
Richard, Dominique (2000). Holzwege on Mount Fuji: A doctrine of no-aesthetics for computer and electroacoustic music